Notification of Synod Constitution Changes

Group 236

Pursuant to S18.13.b. of the Constitution, Bylaws, and Continuing Resolutions of the Metropolitan Washington, D.C. Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, notice is hereby given that the Synod Council has approved a series of proposed amendments to these governing provisions.  These proposed amendments will be presented to the 2021 Synod Assembly, to be held on June 4-5, 2021, and if adopted by a two-thirds vote at this Assembly, the amendments will become effective upon their subsequent ratification by the Churchwide Assembly or the Church Council.

Below is a link to a copy of the proposed amendments.  Many of the proposed amendments are the result of changes to non-required provisions of the Model Constitution for Synods adopted by the 2019 Churchwide Assembly.  Others are proposed in order to conform our governing provisions to the style and terminology used by the Model Constitution for Synods.

Questions may be directed to Kevin D. Anderson, Secretary of the Synod, at